Talking Tour de Fat with the Executive Director of WABA...

At Freedom Plaza on Bike to Work Day I caught up with Shane Farthing the Executive Director of WABA
we talked about Tour de Fat
Washington DC is excited to be hosting New Belgium's Tour de Fat for its second year 

Saturday June 1st New Belgium's Tour de Fat will be happening at Yards Park

this event is a partnership between New Belgium and a variety of bicycle advocacy groups in the DC Metropolitan Area

WABA is taking the lead on DC's Tour de fat
an event where 100 Percent of the Profits go straight back to the not for profit organizations involved in the event

the groups involved in DC's Tour de Fat are
Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Black Woman Bike DC
Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling
Mid-Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiasts
Phoenix Bikes


Tour de Fat

Sat., June 1, 10 a.m.
Yards Park

The East Coast's biggest and most fanciful of all things bicycling, Tour de Fat is part costume party, community bike parade, music and arts festival, and celebration of good biking and good beer! All proceeds from the event, which is put on by New Belgium Brewing, support local bike advocacy. Tour de Fat begins with a parade (parade check-in is at 10 a.m. and it kicks off at 11 a.m.) to Yards Park, where fun awaits. Read more about Tour de Fat here, register for the parade here, and RSVP on Facebook here.

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